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Today's News

  • Kershaw Town Council to challenge modular home building permit

    KERSHAW – Kershaw Town Council held a public hearing on its $3.7 million budget before unanimously approving the second and final reading Monday, June 15. There was little talk on the matter.

  • Popularity of skateboard park stokes Kershaw

     KERSHAW – The Kershaw Skateboard Park, the former site of the Kershaw tennis courts at Stevens Park, 200 Close Circle, is a place on the move, no pun intended.

    About five years ago, the Kershaw Community Park Council (KCPC) began discussions with the Kershaw Town Council about a proposed master plan to bring several opportunities for community activities to the town.

  • Lancaster City Council honors retiring police officers

    Two retiring Lancaster Police Department officers were honored for their service to the municipality at the June 9 meeting of Lancaster City Council.

  • Hodges wins, nets Baker bounty

     

    Brent Hodges earned the Baker bounty, taking the checkers in the Faith Funderburke Realty Super Stock main event Saturday, June 13.

    The front row had Joseph Richardson and Artie Brownell, and at the green flag Richardson, Brownell, Johnny Starkey and Hodges battled for the lead entering turn one.

  • Rollings leads all-star effort

     

    MYRTLE BEACH – Andrew Jackson High School’s Kipp Rollings had an impressive showing to cap his prep baseball career over the weekend, June 12-13.

  • Ozone stars roll in tourney opener

     

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball all-stars started strong in the District 2 Ozone tournament with a 12-0 win over Lewisville on Monday, June 15.

    The Lancaster Ozone stars advanced to play York on Tuesday, June 16 at 8 p.m.

  • LCST posts home win over Camden

     The Lancaster County swim team opened its 2015 season with a 376-142 win over Camden at the Lancaster County Pool on Tuesday, June 9.

    The LCST was slated to open the season June 7 in a meet at Kershaw, but the meet was canceled due to a storm, including lightning.

  • SLED probes missing EMS drives

    State authorities are investigating the disappearance of a safe filled with unencrypted patient information from Lancaster County Emergency Medical Services dating back to 2004.

  • Diploma 50 years later

    Cathyleen Rice

    crice@thelancasternews.com

    On April 14, 2014, Gov. Nikki Haley signed a bill eliminating the HSAP-High School Assessment Program as a requirement for students to earn a South Carolina high school diploma.

    The bill means those who previously failed to pass sections on the HSAP and denied graduation, are now eligible to receive their diploma if they met all other graduation requirements at the time of his or her school attendance.

  • Jesus leaves disciples and us with words of comfort

    On the day before his crucifixion, Jesus gathered his apostles into an upper room in Jerusalem. After washing their feet, he predicted that one of them would betray him.

    After Judas left, he declared that he himself would soon leave them, and that Peter would deny him three times. It is no wonder, then, that the remaining apostles were unsettled by what had just occurred.

    Jesus comforted his apostles by saying,  “Let not your heart be troubled; ye believe in God, believe also in me (John 14:1).”